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Richard Giannini Quotes

When a coach or anybody is ejected and won't leave the premises, what do you do? How long was he going to stay on the field?
Richard Giannini
#Coach

The focus is on character, so if there's something out there, it's going to come to light pretty quickly. In this climate — with all of the info and misinformation out there — all you want to concern yourself with is the bottom line. That's finding the truth.
Richard Giannini
#Character

Jeff and I have recently had several very productive discussions about our football program and its future. Our goals for the program are the same: continue to operate with a high regard for integrity and academic accomplishment, as well as reaffirming our spot as champions of C-USA and contend for a BCS bowl.
Richard Giannini
#Football

Jeff and I recently had several very productive discussions about our football program and its future. Our goals for the program are the same, continue to operate with a high regard for integrity and academic accomplishment, as well as reaffirming our spot as champions of Conference USA and contend for a BCS bowl. We will work together to ensure those goals are accomplished.
Richard Giannini
#Football

The N.C. State game gives our fan base a marquee home game in September against a team from the ACC. We're also very pleased with the addition of Florida and Virginia Tech to our schedule, two of the top programs in the nation.
Richard Giannini
#Home

We are excited about this year's schedule. The N.C. State game gives our fan base a marquee home game in September against a team from the ACC. We're also very pleased with the addition of Florida and Virginia Tech to our schedule, two of the top programs in the nation. Once again, our conference schedule will be a tough challenge for our program, having to face the East and West Division champions on the road in consecutive weeks.
Richard Giannini
#Home

I thought it was two seasons. I thought early on, we needed to show improvement, and eventually they did. They've played very hard. I've seen the improvement, and I think there's a core foundation for the future.
Richard Giannini
#Improvement

Down the road, we're going to be fine. We've made some progress, and that's the key. It's not going to be too long before we're the ones that are going to be playing for championships. I believe that.
Richard Giannini
#Progress

I can remember back in the 70s all you had to do, basically, was go to class and not be failing. Long as you were not on probation by your university, you were eligible.
Richard Giannini
#Class

I think everyone's in support of it.
Richard Giannini
#Support

It's good to have solidified another bowl opportunity. We're confident that every year Conference USA is going to have six, seven, maybe eight teams eligible. We're just trying to make sure that we have as many bowls covered as we can have.
Richard Giannini
#Opportunity

People shouldn't conjecture when they don't know what it is, ... Jeff Bower has done a tremendous job over the years disciplining his student-athletes. I've got tremendous confidence in his ability.
Richard Giannini
#People

It's imperative we run a clean program in every respect. From an NCAA situation, from a discipline situation to having quality athletes in our program. If they're not of high character, and not willing to pay the price and do the things they need to do, they're not going to be in our program. It's the same for our coaches. We're going to do it right.
Richard Giannini
#Discipline

I've had tremendous support since I've been here.
Richard Giannini
#Support

We've had excellent discussions recently and our goals are the same for this football program.
Richard Giannini
#Football

I'm never completely happy with anything under a sellout, but in these circumstances, anything over 20,000 would be positive, ... There are some people in this county (Forrest) who are still without power.
Richard Giannini
#Circumstances

I'm never completely happy with anything under a sellout, but in these circumstances, anything over 20,000 would be positive. There are some people in this county (Forrest) who are still without power.
Richard Giannini
#Circumstances

The one thing that has been a primary priority has been facilities. That's the vision that we've got to continue. We've made tremendous upgrades since the year 2000.
Richard Giannini
#Vision

The focus is on character, so if there's something out there, it's going to come to light pretty quickly. In this climate with all of the info and misinformation out there all you want to concern yourself with is the bottom line. That's finding the truth.
Richard Giannini
#Truth #Bottom Line #Climate #Misinformation

Yeah, in our case, beating a Nebraska does scare people off, especially if you try to get someone to come to your place. Teams count wins. And normally when you play at home you look for your W's. And schools aren't going to go on the road and risk getting beat.
Richard Giannini
#Risk #Nebraska